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Newly nominated Senate candidate Sharron Angle has been called dangerous and wacky. She's even been accused of using language which sounds very similar to that used by the militia movement. So where does she lie on the political spectrum? And are there hidden meanings in some of her speeches and advertising? Does it matter whether she wants to "privatize" or "personalize" Social Security? We talk with Michael Cohen and Sam Tanenhaus to parse that language and to look at where Angle fits in the history of modern American Conservatism.

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Sam Tanenhaus, author, The Death of Conservatism
Michael Cohen, author, Live from the Campaign Trail: The Greatest Presidential Campaign Speeches of the 20th Century and How They Shaped Modern America

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — "La La Land" tops the odds for best picture, and its director Damien Chazelle is the favorite for best director at the Academy Awards.

But Las Vegas bookmakers on Tuesday made Viola Davis the clearest Oscars pick, for best supporting actress for her role in "Fences."

Wynn Las Vegas sports book chief Johnny Avello and America's Line director Ben Eckstein say Casey Affleck's performance in "Manchester by the Sea" makes him the favorite for best actor.

Best actress appears close. Avello makes Isabelle Huppert a slight favorite for "Elle," over Natalie Portman in "Jackie." Eckstein thinks Emma Stone could win for "La La Land."

Both think Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" will win best supporting actor.

The odds are posted for fun. Nevada doesn't allow wagering on the Oscars.

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